The fonds contains photo albums, textual records, and loose photographs reflecting 3PPCLI's activities in Croatia, Afghanistan, Cyprus, on training exercises, in ceremonies, and in sports activities. Includes slides and illustrated lectures used in infantry training.
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. 3rd Battalion
The fonds contains training manuals, King's Regulations and Orders, newsclippings, correspondence and miscellaneous recollections, maps, poems and battle accounts covering Lieutenant Dougall's service with the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry during the Second World War. Also included are newsletters and newsclippings related to Dougall's membership in the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Association and a programme and correspondence surrounding his funeral 16 June 2000. Photographic images include 4 photographs of Tom Dougall and others in Italy and Germany 1944-1955, 2 photographs of modern day Italy, 1 photograph of the Museum Volunteer luncheon, 1997 and 1 photograph of family and friends at Tom Dougall's funeral, 2000.
The fonds contains a manual for drivers in Germany, 2 programmes for the Drumhead Service and Trooping and Review during the Regimental Jubilee, 1964, 1 programme for the Beating Retreat on the 50th Anniversary of Frezenberg, a menu from the farewell dinner for Lieutenant Colonel G. G. Brown, 1965 and a newspaper article featuring the First Battalion Judo Team, 1966.
The fonds contains the pay book of Walter Draycot (April 1917 to November 1918), letter attesting to his medical fitness (1914), articles by him, correspondence, 7 original hand drawn Christmas cards, 3 journals containing his scientific articles (1951), 1 program, 5 photographs of the Walter Draycot plaque dedication (1999), and various newsclippings .
The fonds includes 2 portraits of Brigadier Colquhoun, and a portfolio of 20 photographs of the V-E Day and V-J Day parades at Debert Camp, Nova Scotia, 1945. Includes a résumé of Colquhoun's military service (1906-1937) and two newsclippings about him. The scrapbook, which may have been compiled by Mrs. Colquhoun, contains 128 photographs reflecting his military service in England; at Debert Camp, Nova Scotia; at Camp Nanaimo; at Vernon Camp; and at Camp Wainwright. It includes souvenirs of King George's visit to the 1st Canadian Division (24 January 1940) and the inspection by Lady Patricia Ramsay (10 February 1940). It includes newsclippings about the London Blitz; the PPCLI Women's Auxiliary; Debert Camp, Camp Nanaimo, and Vernon Camp; PPCLI operations in Sicily and Italy; and about individual PPCLI soldiers, 1939-1946.
The fonds contains a photograph of Private Zeph Broom, souvenir cards, correspondence to Mrs. Broom regarding the death of Private Percival Perry and a letter to Zeph Broom from Ben Baumann of the United States Army. Includes genealogical information on Zeph Broom compiled ca. 2010.